Free Press Journal
  • Shun emotions, address Rohingya issue on law and human values: SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will examine all the issues involved in the moves to deport Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar as it urged the rival parties to address the issue on the strength of law shunning emotional arguments.

  • Urban inequality a growing risk in Asia, says World Bank

    Singapore : Widening inequality in Asia’s teeming cities could lead to potentially risky social divisions, the World Bank warned Tuesday, urging governments to do more to help the urban poor. Half of the region’s population live in cities and rapid urbanisation has helped lift 655 million people out of poverty, the bank said in a new report. But East Asia and the Pacific are still home to the world’s biggest population of

  • No law to protect parents who are not sr citizens: PIL in HC

    New Delhi : A 57-year-old man has moved the Delhi High Court claiming absence of a law for the protection of parents, who are not yet senior citizens, from hostility and violence by their children.

  • Aadhaar must for small savings a/cs

    New Delhi : All small savings schemes holders have to link their accounts with their respective Aadhaar numbers by Dec 31, the government said Tuesday. “Provided that where Aadhaar number has not been assigned, the depositor shall submit proof of application of enrolment for Aadhaar,” a finance ministry release said.

  • Top railway babus lose luxury of saloons, executive class travel

    New Delhi : As a fallout of Friday’s stampede at Elphinstone Road railway footbridge in Mumbai, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has withdrawn the privilege of saloons and executive class travel enjoyed by the Railways’ top officials, including the Railway Board members and general managers.

  • Actor Dileep granted bail with strict conditions

    Kochi : In a relief for Malayalam actor Dileep, behind bars for 85 days in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of a South Indian actress, the Kerala High court on Tuesday granted him bail but with stringent conditions. Justice Sunil Thomas said he should not tamper with evidence.